I planted two trees yesterday – the plum, called Victoria, which seems to be the most popular variety in the UK, presented to the world in 1840. Apparently, once it starts to give fruits, their colour, texture and flavour will be unearthly. But I keep calm and refrain from expressing any enthusiasm, because we all know the common knowledge that the taste of English food is…I … Continue reading Trees and melancholy
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Have you been tasting this dolcetto beauty? Continue reading Sottamano Bric Del Salto 2014 Dolcetto d’Alba – recommendation
You won’t find a lot of people questioning distinguished character of Amarone. But why this is not a rule? Why sometimes the difference between great amazon and bad one is as huge as between Caraviaggio and amateur paintings? Continue reading Amore amarone
How to perfectly pair tomatoes and wine Continue reading Tomatoes and wine – a path to happyness
Despacito love it or hate it – the song will follow you all over the globe this summer. And if you find yourself visiting any of the Central or South American countries, be prepared to dance along locals. Continue reading Bogota – best things to do
Surprised? At the time of Spanish empire, they were one country. After becoming independent, both countries claimed the liquor as their own). It’s a nice refreshing cocktail consisting Pisco (alcohol distilled from white muscat grapes), key lime juice and egg white and some sugar syrup and a few drops of Angostura bitters – if you don’t have it – sprinkle the cocktail with cinnamon. Here’s … Continue reading Pisco Sour – the national cocktail of Peru and Chile
For a starter I took Limenian causa with crispy chicken (13 soles) with native potatoes, fresh avocado, tomato and some mayo – it looked amazing and tasted heavenly. Then I set myself up for a surprise Continue reading Eating Cusco
Hailing from Italy’s province of Ancona in Marche region, made from rare lacrima grape, this unique red wine is fresh, perfumed and fabulous! Soft, dolcetto-like with aromas of violets, cranberries, and pomegranate with tangy layers of damson plum and spice. All rolled into a lovely stumpy bottle. NOSE: Floral bouquet recalls lavender, roses, and violets, over heavier notes of stewed strawberries. MOUTH: vanilla-tinged blueberry with … Continue reading Lacrima Di Morro
There is no Wimbledon without a bottle of champagne and there is no champagne with the Summer at Wimbledon. While the tennis players finished the first week of the oldest Grand Slam, and this year is the 90th edition of this exquisite tournament, we would like to talk a bit about bubbles. Continue reading Bubbles – Champagne & Co.
I have to confess, over the last decade, wherever we traveled to, we’ve developed a habit of bringing back the food which natives eat and feed their loved ones. Spices from India, salt from Nepal, halvah from Turkey, tomatoes, aubergines, saffron, olive oil and oils from Morocco, artichokes from Spain, wine from France and Spain, coffee from Colombia, jasmine, chickpeas, cucumbers, tomatoes, oranges, pepper and spices from Jordan and dried yogurt from beloved Syria and Israel and the list goes on… Continue reading Travel and Cooking – The Memory Catchers
120 kilometres south-east of London, Kent county is a home to a small village of Tudeley. Continue reading Tudeley, a tiny treasure in Kent
As warm summer is spreading around we’ve decided to check our Naked’s piggy bank account and ask for a summer wine parcel. One of our choices was Rod Easthope’s sauvignon blanc, a fresh, mineral, summerish wine from Martinborough in New Zealand. NOSE: fresh peach, apricot, gooseberry, grass MOUTH: sweet peach, lime, fresh, summer grass, rocket DRINKING: on the allotment in London PRICE: 10.99 – 14.99 GBP YEAR: … Continue reading Rod Easthope Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand 2016